Friday, December 05, 2008


Meaning: A kid who lost his dad in a bomb attack.
Pronunciation: Blah-sturd.
Usage: Al Qaeda has spawned a thousand blastards.
Root: Blast + Bastard (a child who doesn't know his father).

Voodoo Terrorism

Meaning: Instigating terrorism without soiling one's hands.
Pronunciation: Obvious.
Usage: Pakistan's voodoo terrorism tactic might appear to be working for now. But sooner or later, the hands that control the remote will have to face the consequences.
Root: Voodoo (holding magical power over adherents) + Terrorism.